This workshop will provide teachers with engaging activities and strategies to give greater confidence to teachers in delivering the CAFS HSC course.
The course would suit teachers wanting to enhance their knowledge of course content, wanting hands on engaging strategies and time to collaborate and network with like-minded people.
Face to Face – Individual
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.
$339 + GST (Includes morning tea, lunch, tea and coffee.)
Completing Teaching Contemporary HSC CAFS will contribute 5 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 2.1.2 and 6.2.2, from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
2.1.2 Proficient Level – Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.
6.2.2 Proficient Level – Participate in learning to update knowledge and practice, targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities.
Session 1 – Teaching CAFS in the 21st Century.
Teaching CAFS in the 21st Century: The workshop will focus on the necessary skills for the 21st Century learner; Collaboration, Communication, Critical thinking and Creativity and how to apply these skills into the CAFS classroom. Participants will look at the new School Based Assessment requirements and how this will impact when assessing students. Learn how to use Assessment For, Assessment Of and Assessment As learning to improve the learning of your students and learning how using data can help your teaching practice.
Session 2 – Importance of developing a growth mindset in students.
Learn the importance of developing a growth mindset in students. Easy strategies to use in your classroom to help foster a growth mindset in your students through the use of effective feedback, goal setting, focus on the value of the learning process and designing activities that incorporate cooperation.
Session 3 – Using a cooperative learning approach in the HSC content.
Discover the benefits and how to use a cooperative learning approach in the HSC content to increase engagement, motivation and student retention. Participate in learning activities which teachers can take back to their classrooms.
Session 4 – Scheduled time for collaboration and networking.
Participants will be given scheduled time for collaboration and networking. This time will be used by the delegates to participate in their selected interest to brainstorm, create and collaborate with other teachers in their selected area which includes; Designing a teacher-facilitated IRP, teaching and learning activities for Parenting and Caring, excursion ideas in the HSC content, teaching Social Impact of Technology for the first time, creating assessments OF learning activities and HSC revision ideas. This time will be self-directed given teachers time to create and network with people outside their school faculty.
Natalie Littler is a passionateCAFS and PDHPE teacher who loves sharing, collaborating and communicating with other teachers. Natalie values building and fostering positive relationships with her students through engaging and interactive activities. She has shared her enthusiasm for teaching since 2015 through presenting, contributing and writing various workshops through Teacher Professional Development Workshops and HSC Enrichment Days. Natalie presents with lots of energy and passion and enjoys sharing her love of teaching.